Laws introduced to combat online predators

New laws introduced by the NSW Government to crack down on paedophiles lurking on the internet was welcomed this month (December 2007) by Microsoft’s Vice President of Trustworthy Computing, Scott Charney in a meeting with the NSW Minister for Police, David Campbell. The new laws will require convicted child sex offenders to register active email…

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New World Class Cyber Crime Lab announced

The only Microsoft laboratory in the southern hemisphere designed to tackle emerging cyber crime problems such as new online viruses and malicious software (Malware), was announced in Melbourne today (December 4) jointly by Microsoft and Victoria’s Minister for Information and Communication Technology, Theo Theophanous. The new Microsoft Malware Protection Centre Lab (MMPCL) is one of…

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First Microsoft studio in Northern Territory

Last month (November 2007), Microsoft and the Northern Territory government signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a Microsoft studio. The investment is expected to be $6 million over a three year period, and provide opportunities for a graduate technology specialist. The signing took place in Darwin with the Northern Territory Minister for Communications, Elliot…

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Education revolution – Full rotation or a great change?

Reflecting on revolutions this week I was struck by the scale of the challenges facing the new Labor Federal Government – and the federal bureaucracy – in delivering the Digital Education Revolution (Digital Revolution Policy) First some context… Federal Government and Education We all know the Federal Government does not operate a single secondary school…

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